homomer etymology

English word homomer comes from English homo-, English -mer

Detailed word origin of homomer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
homo- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Used to form the names of compounds derived from simpler ones by addition of a methylene group. Of or pertaining to homosexuals or homosexuality. Same.
-mer English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form words relating to chemical structure, denoting parts of a molecule, for example, monomer (one part), dimer (two parts), polymer (many parts).
homomer English (eng) (biochemistry) A complex formed from a single type of subunit.

Words with the same origin as homomer

Descendants of homo-
homoarginine homocarnosine homocentrism homodifunctionalized homodisubstituted homodromous homoerotic homomania homonym homopaternal homophase homophobe homophobia homopurine homorhythm homosex homosphere homostructure homosubstituted homotaxis homothermal homovanillic homovanillic acid homovitexin
Descendants of -mer
anomeric atropisomerism concatemer decameric elastomer enantiomeric epimer hexameric ionomeric isomer isomerase isomerize isomeromorphism kmer metamer octamer octameric oligopolymer peplomer polymer structural isomer tautomerism tetramer tetrameric